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Williamsburg County gets First Historical Marker - The State - 27 Feb 1958.pdf
Article detailing the first historical marker in Williamsburg County at Indiantown Presbyterian Church.

West Side Free Will Baptist Church Chartered, 1965.pdf
Westside puts in notice of official charter. The church began meeting in 1956.

Article describes the land sale that led to the founding of Johnsonville

Live Town Springs from Pines Thursday, March 27, 1913  State Paper.pdf
Description of the very early days of Johnsonville after incorporation, 1913.

Johnsonville American Legion Dedication Ceremony 30 April 1950.jpg
Johnsonville Legion Ceremony - When the new American Legion post home was dedicated Thursday night, Post Commander, Joe T. Huggins (second from left) as host of the occasion was surrounded by high officials of the Legion in the state. Seated, left to…

Cooperative Attitudes Aid Johnsonville's Big Growth - 1956.pdf
Story of Johnsonville's recent growth due to Wellman, plus article about new church, Westside Free Will Baptist

Johnsonville Looked Good To A Boy From Possum Fork - 1959.pdf
JOHNSONVILLE - Half way between Florence and Georgetown - which is to say that particularly favored location location wherein the Low Country comes rushing up to greet the Pee Dee area - is a town…

Westside - Florence Morning News - 27 Jun 1956.jpg
Describes the founding of the church the previous year.

Johnsonville School Opens - The State - 5 Oct 1911.jpg
Johnsonville opens for the 1911-1912 school year. R.S. Major is principal. Teachers: Pauline Wilson, Elise Rollins, Pearl Reeves, Claudia Johnson, Elizabeth Wadill, and Emily Hutson. 5 October 1911

Johnsonville Theater to be Rebuilt At Once - News and Courier - 25 Sep 1937.pdf
Story of the aftermath of the fire that destroyed the Prosser Theater on Broadway in 1937, causing casualties next door.

West Side Plaza announced.jpg
Announcement of the new Westside Plaza - Abe Lyerly and Odell Venters. 3 August 1966

Photo Jul 17, 8 57 58 PM.jpg
Hilburn Stone and other Johnsonville Rescue Squad members along with Mayor Connie DeCamps accept the new LHR machine for the department. 29 December 1977

Cablevison May Come To Johnsonville.pdf
Article details the first easements for cable television to be provided to the Johnsonville and Hemingway areas. 1 December 1977
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